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Effective communication in the workplace
Effective communication in the workplace

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3 The future of workplace communication

A graphic showing connections between people.
Figure 2 Futuristic communication.

As you might expect, there are many suggestions and ideas about the communication methods of the future and how they might change our workplaces, but an interesting topic to consider here is that of augmented, virtual and mixed reality.

Augmented reality overlays digital elements on what you can already see, whereas virtual reality completely immerses you in an artificial environment generated by a computer. Mixed reality falls somewhere between the two, allowing you to interact with virtual objects but in the real world.

Watch this short Microsoft HoloLens promotional video to see how mixed reality could potentially change your work environment in the future.

Microsoft HoloLens: mixed reality in the modern workplace [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]